MercyOne Posted Jan 24, 2020

Des Moines, IA


Trauma Surgeon

MercyOne is seeking a BC/BE Trauma Surgeon with a passion for teaching to join our Acute Care Surgery Service. The selected candidate will receive an academic appointment at Des Moines University and will be faculty of the Mercy General Surgery Residency program. Applicant must have at least two years experience. The role offers competitive compensation including a sign on/retention bonus, paid malpractice and a generous retirement program.

Candidate Requirements

BC/BE General Surgery w/Fellowship Training in Surgical Critical Care and or Trauma
Teaching and research experience
Two years of Trauma Surgery experience
Faculty Responsibilities

Emergent general surgery & trauma
In-patient rounding including critical care
Continuity clinic for follow up & post op patients
Facilitates education of residents & med students
Scholarly activity
Trauma/ACS call rotation (one location)
Supervision of Advanced Practice Clinicians
Mercy General Surgery Residency

Founded in 1936
AOA/ACGME accreditation
5 year non-pyramidal program
Graduates span the US serving rural & urban communities
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a non-profit Catholic health care provider that is Joint Commission accredited. MercyOne Des Moines’ hospitals, with a total of 875 beds, include MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, MercyOne West Des Moines Medical Center, MercyOne Children’s Hospital, MercyOne Centerville Medical Center and MercyOne Newton Medical Center. Approximately 7,000 staff members and a medical staff of about 1,200 Physicians, MercyOne is one of the largest employers and one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers. MercyOne is a member of MercyOne Network and is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), which is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. CHI operates in 18 states and includes 103 hospitals and multiple other facilities and services. MercyOne is the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.

Des Moines

#1 Best State to Live in America - U.S. News & World Report
#1 Place to Live and Work - Physicians Thrive
#1 Best State to Practice Medicine in US – WalletHub
#4 Best City to Live in America - U.S. News & World Report
Best City for Families – Kiplinger
Fastest Growing Metro in the Midwest - U.S. Census Bureau
Voted as the Safest City in America – Gallup
Best City for Young Professionals – Forbes
Leading place for Business and Careers – Forbes
Wealthiest City in America – The Today Show

How to apply

Send updated CV's to Roger McMahon at


1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314

Trauma Surgeon
Des Moines, IA

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